Sheer Khurma | How to make Sheer Khurma

By Shri Kripa  |  14th Sep 2016  |  
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About Sheer Khurma Recipe

Sheer Khurma is also known as Sheer Khorma. The term represents Milk with dry dates. It is Vermicelli kheer with lots and lots of dry fruits and dry dates. It is a traditional sweet dish, which is served during Eid Ul Fitr. I wanted to try this recipe from so long. I took my house-help’s help to gather how it is made and she described to me how her mom used to make this on festival days. She guided me on how to chop all these dry fruits as well.

Sheer Khurma is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Sheer Khurma has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Shri Kripa is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Sheer Khurma recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Sheer Khurma is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Sheer Khurma is perfect to serve 8 people. Sheer Khurma is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Sheer Khurma. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Sheer Khurma by commenting on this page below!

Sheer Khurma

Ingredients to make Sheer Khurma

  • Milk – 1.5 litres.
  • ghee – 2 to 3 tbl spoon (to fry all the dry fruits)
  • sugar – to taste (used almost ½ cup)
  • Dry dates – ¼ cup (sliced length wise)
  • almond – ¼ cup (slivered)
  • cashew – 2 table spoon (bits)
  • pista – ¼ cup (chopped)
  • raisins – 2 table spoons
  • chironji – 2 table spoons
  • Vermicelli – ¼ cup
  • saffron – 8 to 10 strands
  • cardamom – ½ tea spoon.

How to make Sheer Khurma

  1. Take ghee in a thick bottomed kadai and roast the vermicelli, remove and keep aside.
  2. Fry all the dry fruits one by one.
  3. Soak saffron in 2 tablespoon of hot milk and keep aside.
  4. Take roasted vermicelli and dry fruits together in this same kadai and pour milk and boil.
  5. Cook this until you see a creamy texture and vermicelli is perfectly cooked. It takes anywhere between fifteen to twenty minutes.
  6. Add in sugar and check for the sweetness and adjust the quantity and boil. Add soaked saffron and cardamom powder.
  7. You can serve this as a hot dessert or chilled.

Reviews for Sheer Khurma (1)

Sujata Karkera2 years ago

looks yummy, my favorite
Shri Kripa
a year ago
Thank you Sujata.